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Neo Geo X Gold Limited Edition $150 on Amazon


#1 abudde   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 01:48 PM

The price dropped $50 and the first game volume is coming out April 25th: http://www.amazon.co...heapassgam08-20

Edited by abudde, 19 March 2013 - 04:37 PM.


#2 nJoy7   Wait, what? CAGiversary!   2210 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 01:53 PM

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#3 benjamouth   Thanks Larry Davis for the sig !! CAGiversary!   7195 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:32 PM

Are these any good, every time I see it I'm tempted.

EDIT - Meh, read some reviews, think I'll pass.

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#4 AwRy108   AwRy108 CAGiversary!   1983 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:35 PM

Are these any good, every time I see it I'm tempted.


I'd read some reviews on Amazon. Biggest complaint seems to be screen tearing, lack of save states (even for high scores), and potential pricing on future games.

I'm gonna pass on this until the homebrew community comes up with an easy means of playing ROM's on it.

#5 The Carrot Cake Kid   Luvs Creamy Frosting CAGiversary!   1250 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:48 PM

I'd read through the post-release posts on the Neo-Geo thread that's floating around this forum as well. I had one in-hand but returned it untouched.

#6 heyheyhey11   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1092 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:50 PM

Snk is really milking the cow here. I remember when they released the snk collection vol.1 for like all of the previous generation system and was hoping a vol.2 because the sequels of vol.1 games hold up better than the first game of their franchises. They never did released the vol.2 and instead I saw they released a jap only psp title vol.0 with all of their game previous to neogeo system.

Then they release the games ppl want individually on Xbox live. which all fine I guess but they priced the 5 bucks more than I care to. And finally, on ps3 they release another snk collection called neogeo station. Which is also first generation neogeo games on it but with online play. And that was awesome because I was hoping they would later go on to release all of their neogeo library on it with online play. But they abandon that too. We have yet to see new game for over 2 yrs now and they went to kof96 and metalslug2 and they stopped. And they release another collection with this crap.

What I'm really trying to say is, stop milking with your first gen games like super sidekick 1, shock troopers 1, art of fighting 1, fatal fury 1, samurai showdown 1, and start milking sequels of those games.

#7 shivan128   CAG at heart CAGiversary!   3515 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:57 PM

What I'm really trying to say is, stop milking with your first gen games like super sidekick 1, shock troopers 1, art of fighting 1, fatal fury 1, samurai showdown 1, and start milking sequels of those games.


It's probably why they have all these "limited" editions still available for purchase.

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#8 FatherChesz   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   382 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago   Has been playing Donkey Kong Country Returns
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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:38 PM

Just passed up a JPN AES system for 250 over the weekend...not sure if I want to jump on 150 for this guy or see if it drops to 99...

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:48 PM

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thanks for posting this - I hate mobile links!

#10 granturismo  

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 04:17 PM

thanks for posting this - I hate mobile links!


Ditto!

#11 anarch   And all that could have been... CAGiversary!   2071 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:11 PM

Returned mine to Amazon after reading reviews. Issues: quality of docking station, screen tearing, lack of confirmed games at release (which they've now announced as being small random game volumes), and NO SAVES. What?

They really cut corners.

#12 Squarehard   Nyaa~ CAGiversary!   14873 Posts   Joined 7.5 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:17 PM

$50 or bust!

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#13 Gosha   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2243 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:19 PM

I could see this dropping to like 80 in the Summer.

#14 Nucking Futs   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   593 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:45 PM

I love the NGX! Haven't had issues with screen tearing. Only complaint I basically have is that the viewing angles on the portable console isn't too good but I mainly play on the big screen. BTW, they should be announcing exactly what's in the software/firmware update v1.0 here soon.
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#15 gldoorii  

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:04 PM

This has been in my cart at Best Buy since it went on sale and I have $50 in rewards coupons too...but I can't seem to pull the trigger due because of the lack of unlimited credits. No save states I can live with, but keeping the 5 credit limit is ridiculous when it's just an emulator.

#16 crpav   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   49 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:08 PM

I was so hyped about this until i found out it's just emulation. Not really worth it for me since I am a game collector and prefer the real thing when it comes to games especially the NEO GEO.

#17 spectre666   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   133 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:30 PM

$50 or bust!

This.

#18 Alazam   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   71 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 11:33 PM

Just an fyi, the order takes a couple of extra days to ship. I ordered one and chose 1 day prime for 4 bucks and it is still going to take 3 days to arrive...

#19 gmsick   $50,000... CASH!!! CAGiversary!   1045 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 19 March 2013 - 11:41 PM

$50 or bust!




id bite at 50

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 11:59 PM



#21 Trakan   Hunter of Hunters Super Moderators   18090 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:02 AM

Don't fight and argue in a deals thread.

#22 ghostsong   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   158 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:02 AM

I'd probably give this thing a go for $99, but I'm pretty hard up for Last Blade 2.

I also wanted to throw my two cents into the "review" comment earlier. You normally learn the most from low review scores as the people who rate something 5 stars seem to either rate a product within 5 minutes of purchase and/or so they don't feel like they threw their money in the toilet.

#23 Alazam   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   71 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:09 AM

Regardless of what certain haters have said I believe this is a good deal at $149.99 with no tax or shipping from Amazon.

#24 needler420   car title is lost CAGiversary!   2139 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:13 AM

Not sure why my video review was removed but someone else video review stayed. I didn't argue. Just posted for people who are interested in it.

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#25 gmsick   $50,000... CASH!!! CAGiversary!   1045 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:14 AM

I'd probably give this thing a go for $99, but I'm pretty hard up for Last Blade 2.

I also wanted to throw my two cents into the "review" comment earlier. You normally learn the most from low review scores as the people who rate something 5 stars seem to either rate a product within 5 minutes of purchase and/or so they don't feel like they threw their money in the toilet.


last blade 2 is a great game. i agree with you on the review observation also. That said $50 is a reasonable price for the NGX for the quality your getting. The stick is decent for PC though.

#26 Alazam   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   71 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:33 AM

Not sure why my video review was removed but someone else video review stayed. I didn't argue. Just posted for people who are interested in it.


I would like to point out that there are many more positive reviews out there than there are negative ones.

http://gamester81.co...-system-review/

#27 Sion   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   389 Posts   Joined 2.6 Years Ago  

Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:28 AM

If your curious about future game prices they are apparently going to be priced at $24.99 per volume from what Amazon has listed for the preorders for them.

#28 Oblivieon   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   39 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 04:09 AM

I really love Neo Geo but can't pull the trigger even at $149.99. My Wii makes a great Neo Geo emulator since most games were released as a compilation or on Virtual Console. I just imported a Neo Geo Wii stick eons ago and just like that I had a Virtual Neo Geo.